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Quartel Geral do Exército

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Oscar Niemeyer
 
location Brasília
function auditorium, exposition space, government
contributed by haaijk

This complex of training facilities for the Brazilian Army consists of three buildings, as visible from the street. The first is a huge and rigid main building containing offices. The second and third, set in front of the main building, a white freeform monument and a grey zigzagged auditorium. The striking monument symbolizes the sword of the Duque de Caxias, patron of the Brazilian army, the construction clamshell is the guard of the sword.

 

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tal says:
amazing !
14-Dec-12
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Quartel Geral do Exército
Address
Av. do Exército
Brazil
http://www.sgex.eb.mil.br/
Project is public!
Completion 1968
ArchitectOscar Niemeyer
Client Secretaria-Geral do Exército
 
Project ID 5606
Latitude/Longitude 15°46'24S 47°55'10W
Contributed by haaijk
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